# Manuals/calci/MIN

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**MIN()**

- Parameters are any set of numbers.
- MIN(), returns the minimum value in a list of arguments.

## Description

- This function gives the smallest number in a given set of values.
- In ,First parameter is required and from the second parameter are optional.
- Here Parameters can be numbers, names, arrays or references that contain numbers.
- Also logical values and text representation can be valid when we are entering directly.
- In a referred array only numbers are considered.Empty cells,logical values or text in the referred array are not considered.
- Suppose the arguments contain no numbers then this gives the value as 0.
- This function will return the result as error when any one of the argument is non-numeric or the referred array cannot translated in to numbers.
- suppose we want to consider the logical values in a referred array , we can include in the MINA function.

## ZOS

- The syntax is to calculate minimum number in the given set of numbers in ZOS is .
- Parameters are any set of numbers.

- For e.g., MIN(2..10,-11..-4)

## Examples

- =MIN(10,15,28,87)=10
- =MIN(-5,-8,-15,0)=-15
- =MIN(0.45,0.265,0.314,0.121)=0.121
- =MIN(4,7,9,TRUE)=1
- =MIN(4,7,9,FALSE)=0

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